Category Archives: woodworking

Live Well

“God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.” ~Voltaire Voltaire was on to something there.  Here is a very inspirational family making good in the wilds of Wisconsin.  … Continue reading

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Perpetual Beginner Mentality

Originally posted on GREG MERRITT – BY MY OWN HANDS:
The following is written for those of you, like myself, who are amature/hobbiest woodworkers. ?We just want to build things with wood and enjoy the process as well as the…

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An Answer for Today

Here’s another fine read and almost too much reality from Paul Seller’s blog. First off I didn’t want to edit this letter down because of the individuality it expresses. So it’s long and worth reading. Hi Paul, I just turned … Continue reading

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Joinery Journey

Originally posted on GREG MERRITT – BY MY OWN HANDS:
I love joinery. There is something magical about fitting two or more pieces of wood together. Before the advent of mechanical fasteners, joinery reigned supreme.  At that pre-industrial time is…

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Making a frame saw

These are nearly the same type I make.  A frame saw is a useful and simple introduction to woodworking and tool-making.  If you are interested in woodworking, Paul Seller’s blog has a lot to offer. From Paul Seller’s: If you … Continue reading

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